What's open and closed Boxing Day in Halifax:

Metro Transit

  • Boxing Day: Buses will be running on their Sunday schedule. Dial 480 + your bus stop’s four-digit number for information on when the next two buses for each route will be leaving.

Garbage and recycling pick-up

There will be regular curbside collection of garbage, organics or recyclables.

Wine, beer and spirits


  • Closed

Propeller beer stores in Dartmouth and Halifax

  • Open 12 p.m. — 8 p.m.

Garrison Brewing

  • 10 a.m. — 7 p.m.

Premier Wine and Spirits

  • Open 12 p.m. — 6 p.m.

Bishop's Cellar

  • Closed



  • Open 11 a.m. — 6 p.m.

Gateway Meat Market

  • Open 8:30 a.m. — 6 p.m.

Shoppers Drug Mart

  • Different locations open various hours on Boxing Day

Mic Mac Mall

  •  Closed

Halifax Shopping Centre

  •  Closed

Park Lane Mall:

  • Closed

Scotia Square

  • Closed


Museum of Natural History

  • Closed

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

  • Closed

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

  • Closed

Discovery Centre

  • Closed

Halifax Public Library



Halifax Oval

  • Boxing Day: Public skates at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m.. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

For more HRM information and services, call 311